No one gives more to the Under-21s than Real Madrid

first_imgFor example, the Eredivisie, which has always been characterized by betting on young talent, has distributed 27.9% of the minutes among those under the age of 22. According to the data provided by CIES, it is the Turkish Super League the one that has given the fewest minutes to the promises. A laughable 3.7% of the total. Part of this leadership of Real Madrid is thanks to the contribution of Federico Valverde. Zidane has trusted the Uruguayan in 1,266 minutes in LaLiga. The Brazilian Vinicius is another who has played a lot: 900 minutes. In less quantity have been the contributions of Rodrygo (666 ’), Brahim (23’) and the 432 minutes played by Militao, before turning 22 last January. For something Real Madrid is the third team with the lowest average age in the competition (26.9). Only above Real Sociedad (25.9) and Celta (26.4).Curiously, it is Real Sociedad who occupies the second position. The minutes played by Martin Odegaard, Alexander Isak and Ander Barrenetxea. Third place goes to him Atlético de Madrid with 12% of the total minutes for those under 22 years of age. João Félix (1,409 minutes of play) and Renan Lodi (1,672 minutes) were the most used U-21s by Cholo Simeone. Saponjic has been testimonial (2 minutes). Juventus7.9% Inter milan5.3% Chelsea23.3% Benfica8% PSGeleven% Naples2.8% Real Madrid is the Spanish club that uses the U21s the most. Zinedine Zidane has given court to youth and the white team is the entity that has granted the highest percentage of minutes to those under 22 in The league. Lead the table with 13.1% of the total minutes played, closely followed by the Real society, another group that gives more opportunities to the youngest. The CIES Football Observatory study includes the percentage of minutes played by those under the age of 22 in each team. Manchester City2.3% Arsenal17.8% ClubsPercentage Manchester United13.7%center_img Milan15.5% O. Lyon13.5% In the lower area, they stand out, for bad, I raised (you have not played under the age of 22) and Eibar, with little participation from younger footballers. For something, the Eibar It is the workforce in Spain with the highest average age (30%).LaLiga is the ‘oldest’ of the Big FiveOutside our borders, Spain is not very well stopped. It’s in the caboose. Younger players they only play 7% of the total minutes played. Very poor numbers those of the Spanish league.LaLiga is the ‘oldest’ of the five major tournaments. France reaches 15%; is followed by Bundesliga with 9.8% the Premier League adds 8.5% and finally, the A series with very similar figures to the Spanish: 7.7%. All of them very far from the figures harvested by the Slovak Super League, which in the current season has used U21 players in the 29% of the minutes. An atrocity. Source: CIES Football Observatory. Bayern Munich7.4% Lille32.1% Barcelona are surprised to find themselves in the middle of the table down. Those under the age of 22 (Ansu Fati and Riqui Puig) only they have ‘enjoyed’ 5.4% of the total minutes played by the culé team. A very poor balance for a club that usually boasts of a quarry but is in the rear squad. Borussia Dortmund22.3% Port3.2% Liverpool9% Ajax22.5%last_img read more

ON THIS WEEKEND

first_imgDIGICEL SPORTSMAX2SATURDAY, DECEMBER 267:45 A.M: STOKE VS MAN UNITED10 A.M: MAN CITY VS SUNDERLAND12:00 P.M: NEWCASTLE VS EVERTON2:45 P.M: SOUTHAMPTON VS ARSENALSUNDAY, DECEMBER 276:30 A.M: ASTON VILLA VS WEST HAM8:30 A.M: BOURNEMOUTH VS CRYSTAL10:30 A.M: SWANSEA VS WEST BROM1:30 P.M: CHELSEA VS WATFORDlast_img

‘Liberia Needs to Market Tourism’

first_imgThe Minister of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism, Lewis G. Brown has emphasized the need for Liberia to market its tourism to the international world, which will enable it to be explored and developed.Making the disclosure at the Ministry of Information’s regular Thursday press briefing held on Capitol Hill in Monrovia, Minister Brown averred that the beauty of Liberia’s tourism, including the Bomi Lake, was a place to be when in search of tourism sites in Liberia.He emphasized the need for a genuine effort to continue in promoting Liberia’s own products and showcasing these to the world of tourism.But it is important to remind heads within the tourism sector of Liberia that there are many characteristics of tourism as an activity, which make it particularly relevant to low income countries and to poor communities within them.In research on drivers of world trade, turism places great value on some common features of developing countries, such as warm climate, rich cultural heritage, inspiring landscapes and abundant biodiversity. These strengths can be particularly apparent in rural areas, which may have a comparative advantage for tourism while being at a disadvantage in most other economic sectors.He explained further that tourism also helps in creating job opportunities for the citizenry, in which Liberians must all engage, in order to ensure that the sector is developed and can achieve its outlined goals, including creating employments and giving facelifts to the nation. “Our traditional displays of Liberian fashion help to market this country in the area of tourism. And tourism also helps in creating a facelift for the country, community and its citizens,” he notedHe said that with the completion of roads and major infrastructures in other parts of the country, there would be a great kindness of the ocean, golden beaches and others colorful tourism areas in Liberia.Minister Brown said one of the characteristics of Liberians that will be display in Bassa during the World Tourism Day will be the extraordinary handshake, which Liberians are known for, though more is expected to take place, including the traditional food of the various tribes.He said the activities of this year will be held in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, and called on all Liberians, including hip-co artists, traditional dancers and cultural dancers, among others, to make their presence known on Monday, September 28 to celebrate this great day.“We continued to get better and better within the area of tourism on a daily basis and we must work in sustaining this environment as well as bringing more attractions to the sector and the world. We also need to believe in locally-made products, displaying what we have as a country and people,” he cautioned Liberians.The Minister also admitted to the lack of infrastructure within the tourism sector of Liberia, which has received the greatest criticism from the public, expressing hope that there will be improvement when roads and other developments are completed.In researching its accessibility to the poor, Tourism is a relatively labor intensive sector and is traditionally made up of small and micro enterprises. Many activities in tourism are particularly suited to women, young people and disadvantaged groups such as ethnic minority populations. Many tourism jobs are potentially quite accessible to the poor, as they require relatively few skills and little investment.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Fort St. John a lightning hot spot in BC, meteorologist says

first_imgThis week is Lightning Safety Week in Canada, and as we prepare to head into another summer outdoor recreation season, Environment Canada warns lightning awareness becomes very important, and that’s particularly true in this area.“Summer is really the peak of lightning activity in canada… and Fort St. John is actually a lightning hotspot in BC second only to Cranbrook,” said meteorologist Matt McDonald.“Fort St. John gets about 800 lightning strikes a year.”- Advertisement -Last year there was more than a dozen strike victims across the country. McDonald says there’s a common misconception that most injuries and fatalities are caused by direct strike.“If a nearby tree or nearby building might get struck by lightning and the electricity travels through the ground and people end up getting struck by ground current or what we call a side flash,” McDonald said.“So the lightning will strike some random object… and the lightning will actually jump from that object to a person nearby.”Advertisement And then there are the questions of protection and injury prevention and/or response.“We recommend that people stay in shelter for a good 20-30 minutes after last lightning strike,” McDonald said.“Indoors is really the safest place you can be. If you can’t get inside, then we recommend assuming the lightning safety position, which is crouching up in a little ball and keeping your two feet together because that will reduce the charge potential through your body.”If you see someone be struck by lightning, McDonald says to call 911 right away. If you are trained in CPR, you want to administer that right away, he says.Advertisement “There’s incredible amounts of electricity of energy in a bolt of lightning and its something not to take lightly,” said McDonald.“If you could capture the amount of energy in a lightning strike you could power a house for an entire month.”last_img read more

Marcelo to re-unite with Ze Maria at Tirana

first_imgTirana have loaned him out to fellow second tier side KS Kastrioti for a period of six months before they free up one foreign player slot in their squad during the mid-year transfer window.“I have always respected Ze Maria and will always remember the platform he gave me at Gor hence I couldn’t turn down an opportunity to work with him again. Georgia gave me a platform to adapt to European style of play, I picked massive lessons that will help my Albania experience,” Ouma said.Kastrioti eye a slot in the Albanian Superliga as they top Group A of the second tier with a seven point gap over closest opponents Egnatia Rrogozhinë and Ouma hopes he can use the six months he has at the club to push for their promotion.Tirana also leads Group B of the second tier and in the event the two teams finish the season in the same positions, then they will earn qualification to the top tier. They will also clash n a play-off to decide the winner of the Second Division.Former Gor Mahia players Musa Mohammed and Kenneth Muguna during a training session with KF Tirana.The left back who broke into the limelight during his first season at Gor Mahia straight from Kakamega High School is hoping the ladder at Tirana will help launch his career into bigger heights.His move to Georgia especially after a stellar season at Gor had attracted huge backlash from fans and football stakeholders led by then national team first coach Stanley Okumbi who argued that Georgia was not a step up for him and his potential.Once it became clear that he was leaving Potti, Ouma was also a prime target for Iranian top tier side F.C. Pars Jonoubi Jam who had tabled a hefty deal with salaries rumoured to be close to Sh1mn and bonuses adding to another Sh500,000.“I felt it wasn’t time for me to play in Asia. I believe I still have a lot to offer in Europe for career progression,” Ouma said on his reasons for turning down the lucrative Iranian deal.Meanwhile, sources close to Capital Sport intimate that two other Kenyans playing in Poti, midfielder Amos Nondi and winger John Macharia will also be on the move before the Georgian transfer window closes on March 31.According to the source, a change in ownership at the club brought with it a change in coaching personnel which seems to threaten the duo’s playing time.0Shares0000(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Eric ‘Marcelo’ Ouma in action in a past Kenyan Premier League match at the Thika Stadium.PHOTO/Gor MahiaNAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 4- Former Gor Mahia left back Erick ‘Marcelo’ Ouma is set to become the third K’Ogalo player to re-unite with former head coach Jose Marcelo Ferreira at his Albanian base with KF Tirana after Musa Mohammed and Kenneth Muguna.Ouma who has left Georgian top tier side Kolkheti Potti is currently in the country to finalize on paperwork before travelling to Albania.last_img read more

HALF-TIME: GOALS GALORE IN BALLYBOFEY AS GLENSWILLY LEAD IN COUNTY FINAL

first_imgTHERE have been goals galore in the Senior Championship final between Glenswilly and Killybegs in Ballbofey this afternoon.Glenswilly raced into an early lead as Ireland International Rules captain Michael Murphy showed no hangover from yesterday’s game against Australia to score after just 15 seconds with a superb point.And he added a second a few minutes later after winning the ball and taking a foul in the process – sticking the free over the bar. Murphy was going for a hat-trick of scores a short time later but ended up on the ground clutching his ankle.Killybegs finally responded – with a fortunate goal.Christopher Murrin sent in a high ball, O’Donnell misjudged and the ball ended up in the back of the net.Murphy did get his hat-trick a short time later – from the penalty spot, sticking the ball away. Killybegs went ahead again however; this time Hugh McFadden fisting to the back of the net – 2-0 to to Murphy’s 1-02.Murphy was on the end of some heavy challenges, and ended up being yellow carded himself as the game became scrappy.Half time: Glenswilly 1-07, Killybegs 2-03 – Glen one point ahead.   HALF-TIME: GOALS GALORE IN BALLYBOFEY AS GLENSWILLY LEAD IN COUNTY FINAL was last modified: October 20th, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:county finalglenswillyKillybegsMACCUMHAILL PARKlast_img read more

FORMER DONEGAL RADIO STATION MANAGER AWARDED €40K AT EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL

first_imgThe former manager of Inishowen Community Radio has won his case for unfair dismissal against the now defunct station.The Employments Appeals Tribunal ruled that there was no proper justification for the dismissal of Jim Doherty and that he had not been afforded a fair opportunity to challenge the allegations leading to his dismissal.The Tribunal stated that it was unacceptable that the employer refused to supply Mr Doherty with a copy of an audit report on which it based its reasons to dismiss him. The Tribunal also noted that Mr Doherty had been subjected to systematic online abuse by individuals associated with the station in an attempt to disparage him and force his departure from the station.A relieved Mr Doherty declared that he had mixed emotions on receiving the news.“It’s good to be vindicated, good to clear my name of the totally untrue allegations and rumours.“I spent 12 years helping to set up the station and develop it into the great local community resource it became. I’m saddened that all the good work that staff members, loads of committed volunteers and I put in over the years has been lost.” This was the second of two cases that Mr Doherty had brought against his former employer, winning his case last year at the Labour Relations Commission.Mr Doherty said this was now the end of the matter.“I’ve exhausted the legal process against ICR and besides the company no longer exists. I went to the Garda and reported the online abuse and anonymous letters that were being sent to local media and am waiting to hear from them. My solicitor advised that taking a defamation or libel action would be extremely expensive and probably cost me about €30k even if I won because the individuals involved would be unable to pay.”Mr Doherty concluded by saying that his case is a warning to anyone about the dangers that exist in the workplace.“When I left I had secured project funding of €76,000 yet the station closed down a few months later. It just shows that it’s much easier to be destructive than constructive. I’m getting on with life but sad that ICR has gone too.” FORMER DONEGAL RADIO STATION MANAGER AWARDED €40K AT EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL was last modified: June 6th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:donegalInishowen Community RadioJIm Dohertylast_img read more

BREAKING NEWS: MAN QUIZZED OVER MARY’S DISAPPEARANCE RELEASED WITHOUT CHARGE

first_imgA man quizzed over  the disappearance of Donegal schoolgirl Mary Boyle has been released without charge.Mary BoyleThe convict sex offender, who is from Donegal, was released just after 8pm this evening.A Garda spokesman said officers will continue to liaise with Ann Boyle, whose six-year-old daughter Mary vanished in March 1977. A Garda spokesman said “Pending further investigation a file will be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.“The man had been detained at Mullingar Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.“The investigation into the disappearance of Mary Boyle is ongoing. Gardaí continue to liaise with Mary’s mother, Ann Boyle.”Mary went missing from near her grandparents’ home in Cashelard, Ballyshannon on 18 March 1977. She was six years old at the time. All searches in the meantime for the missing child have proved fruitless.BREAKING NEWS: MAN QUIZZED OVER MARY’S DISAPPEARANCE RELEASED WITHOUT CHARGE was last modified: October 23rd, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

USA based duo joins Crested Cranes camp ahead of Tokyo 2020 CAF Women’s qualifiers

first_img Tags: crested cranesSandra NabwetemeTokyo 2020 CAF Women’s QualifiersYudaya Nakayenza Nabweteme (left) and Nakayenza (right) arrived on Thursday night (FUFA Photo)NJERU – It is full house for the Crested Cranes following the arrival of United States of America (USA) based duo of Sandra Nabweteme and Yudaya Nakayenze.The two arrived at Entebbe International Airport on Thursday night at time and were received by FUFA Women’s Development officer, Joan Namusisi.Uganda will face Ethiopia in the first leg of the Tokyo 2020 CAF Women’s qualifiers at Addis Ababa Stadium on 3rd April 2019 before the return leg three days later at StarTimes stadium, Lugogo.Crested Cranes head coach Faridah Bulega is expected to name the final squad over the weekend before the team travels to Ethiopia on Monday.The winner on aggregate between Uganda and Ethiopia will face Cameroon at the next stage.Full SquadGoalkeepers:Ruth Aturo (UCU Lady Cardinals), Diasy Nakaziro (Lady Doves), Vanessa Edith Karungi (She Corporates), Juliet Adeke (Kawempe Muslim Ladies)Defenders:Shadia Nankya (Uganda Martyrs High School), Aisha Namukisa (Kampala Queens), Viola Namuddu (Makerere University), Phoebe Banura (UCU Lady Cardinals), Margret Birabwa (Muteesa I Royal University), Wilmer Nantumbwe (She Corporates), Yudaya Nakayenze (Seminole College , USA), Gladys Nakitto (Lady Doves), Grace Aluka (Kawempe Muslim Ladies ), Marion Amangat (Olila High School)Midfielders:Phionah Nabbumba (Ajax Queens), Tracy Jones Akiror (Kawempe Muslim Ladies), Teddy Najjuma (UCU Lady Cardinals ), Shamira Nalujja (Isra Soccer Academy), Fauzia Najjemba (Isra Soccer Academy), Lilian Mutuuzo (Kampala Queens), Anitah Namata (Kawempe Muslim Ladies ), Susan Atim (Olila High School ), Ritah Nabbosa (Lady Doves).Strikers:Juliet Nalukenge (Kawempe Muslim Ladies ), Monica Namwase (Kampala Queens), Hasifa Nassuna (UCU Lady Cardinals ), Zainah Namuleme (Kampala Queens), Resty Nanziri (Kampala Queens), Sandra Nabweteme (South West Oklahoma State University, USA) and Fazila Ikwaput (BIIK Kazygurt, Kazakhstan)Team OfficialsFaridah Bulega – Head CoachEdward Kaziba – Assistant CoachJames Magala – Goalkeeping coachOlive Mbekeka – TrainerMable Kabatalindwa – Team DoctorProssy Nalwadda – Kits ManagerPaul Ssali – Team CoordinatorAloysius Byamukama – Media OfficerComments last_img read more

Turtles Hurtle Through the Sea Magnetically

first_imgExperiments on sea turtles have shown that they follow the earth’s magnetic field to the exact beach where they were born to lay their eggs.  “It is almost as if they were equipped with a compass pointing towards the beach in question,” says an article on EurekAlert.  “So they can correct any deflection they are subject to: transport by boat, ocean currents…”  Like a guiding beacon, the field keeps them on track even when ocean currents carry them far off course.  The researchers feel that other cues, like smell, may also guide them home.    The film Life’s Story 2 from Exploration Films shows footage of sea turtles laying their eggs and the young finding their way to the water.The sea is a mighty big place to get lost.  One beach on a coastline is a mere speck from hundreds of miles out in the ocean.  Who put a compass in a turtle’s head?  Who gave them all the hardware and software to transport their bulky bodies thousands of miles to home base?  Who gave them the ability to dig and lay eggs?  Who taught the babies when to hatch at high tide, and make their way to the water?  How many trillions of turtles had to sink to the bottom or die of beach sunburn while mutations did their random walk through possibility space?  The marine biologists are looking for a few good minds.(Visited 16 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img read more